NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Fordham senior James Mongey was selected as the Atlantic 10 Conference Golfer of the Week, and VCU freshman Kristian Tannum Donaldson was chosen as the league’s Rookie of the Week. The awards were announced Saturday and are for events played from Sept. 3 – Oct. 10.
Mongey fired rounds of 69-68 at the Bucknell Invitational to set a program record with a two-round total of 137. A Morristown, N.J., native, Mongey helped lead the Rams to a third-place finish, their second top-five finish of the season.
Donaldson, playing in just his second collegiate tournament, tied for 12th. He opened the tournament with back-to-back 69s. The Buckinghamshire, England, product carded a 210 (69-69-72) in three rounds of the Tar Hell Intercollegiate.